Stampin’ Up! Inspiring Iris for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!

Hey y’all – it’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!!  Today’s Hop is a Color challenge (and it’s a gorgeous one!) – so, I’m excited to see what everyone comes up with –  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop!

I pulled out one of my new stamp sets – this one is called Inspiring Iris and it’s really beautiful! – to play with this challenge.  And then (couldn’t help it!), I added a little of the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP.  Take a look-see:

And…our color challenge!

Love those colors together, don’t you?

So – let’s git it!

I started by matting some “linen” paper from the new Pressed Petals Specialty DSP on a Blueberry Bushel mat for the card front.

On some Very Vanilla, I stamped the pretty Inspiring Iris flower image in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  Then I stamped the flower-fill-in image (this is a three-step image) in Pretty Peacock and the stems/leaves-fill-in image in Old Olive.

The sentiment, also from Inspiring Iris – is stamped in Blueberry Bushel.  That sentiment stamp is actually curved already – perfect for adding just like that!

I cut the image out with a Rectangle Stitched Die.  While at the Big Shot, I also cut the same size die cut from some Blueberry Bushel card stock.

I adhered the Blueberry Bushel mat and the art panel to the card front with Liquid Glue.  I added a couple of strips of new Pressed Petals Specialty Washi Tape – purely decorative, it’s not “holding” anything on!

I added a single Noble Peacock Rhinestone in Pretty Peacock (been dying to use one ever since I got the pack!) and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Inspiring Iris in Blueberry Bushel to a Very Vanilla panel.  Then I took the carnation image and curved it on my Acrylic Block before stamping it in Tuxedo Black.  I added the flower-fill-in in Pretty Peacock and the leaves and stem in Old Olive.  I added another Noble Peacock Rhinestone, too.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Blueberry Bushel mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got another Inspiring Iris carnation on the front…

…and more of the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love this Inspiring Iris set – it’s a bit of a “fly-over” set, I think, but…do NOT fly over it, my peeps.  Do go to your catalog and check it out on page 111!  I hope you like!

Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop thru all our projects today  If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Kristi’s page. And you can just click on the names below to go direct to all the blogs!

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Eva Dobilas

Have fun on the Hop!!






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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Basic Black Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Blueberry Bushel Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 5/8″ x 4″ (mat for front panel)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 2 5/8″ 4″ (front art/sentiment panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Pressed Petals Specialty DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap

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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Inspiring Iris for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!

  1. All that DSP looks great behind the art panel.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Karen – hope you’re having fun with the Mouse! 🙂

  2. This is absolutely gorgeous Mary 😊 I love it from the DSP to the stamped image. And I haven’t ordered my set yet why? I need to do what you and Amy do, order it ALL at once

    • stampsnlingers

      Yep – it’s a bit of a fly-over….until you see it used! Thanks so much, Karen! 🙂

  3. Very pretty design Mary! I love that stamp set, perfect with those colors! 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks! I’m pretty sure there MUST be Pretty Peacock Iris’s somewhere out there!! 🙂

  4. Lovely! Great inspiration. Almost never use Washi Tape, but I like this one.

    • stampsnlingers

      I love this Washi Tape combo!! Thanks so much, Julie! 🙂

  5. Beautiful Mary as usual! Love the color combo, especially that linen piece

  6. Susan K

    Yep, I did a flyover! This is lovely. Your design and use of the colors are awesome!

    • stampsnlingers

      Well – do a whiffer-dill and head back to it, Susan! Thanks so much! 🙂

  7. kristigraystamping

    oh so pretty. Love the DSP, that is such a beautiful background for your perfectly stamped iris.

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